Presented on Wednesday, May 22 in Cowles Hall on the Elmira College Campus as part of the Spring 2019 "Trouble Begins" Lecture Series.
This lecture focuses on the findings of the Quarry Farm Historic Structures Report, being prepared by Johnson-Schmidt & Associates (Preservation Architects) for the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies. As of the recording of this lecture, the Quarry Farm historic structures report was still not yet fully completed.
Elise Johnson-Schmidt is a preservation architect with 35 years of experience, whose firm specializes in historic preservation. Here firm has undertaken over 200 revitalization and restoration projects. She was formerly the Director of Market Street Restoration Agency. She previously worked on the restoration of Grand Central Terminal in NYC & Boston's Trinity Church. She is a frequent lecturer across New York state on revitalizing historic buildings, and a (former) longtime member of NYS's Board for Historic Preservation. Her firm is currently writing the Historic Structure Report for Quarry Farm.